Among the Hidden Novel Unit for Google Slides Grades 4-8

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Are you looking to enhance your students' work using Google Slides? Grab this Among the Hidden Novel Unit and let your students get to work.

Why use Digital Assignments?

•This resource is paperless, but can be printed.

•Students work directly in the given file.

•Technology is integrated into instruction.

•Students are highly engaged in their work.

•Common Core aligned.

•Easily accessible with Google Drive access.

Whether your students are just beginning their digital journey or are experts, they will love the chance to tackle the novel response process digitally.

For students that require more paper and pencil work, print out the student writing tools.

Grab this DIGITAL AND PRINTABLE common core aligned Among the Hidden Novel Unit Bundle to accompany this amazing story!

Among the Hidden...If you are looking for a high-interest science fiction novel to get your students engaged, Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix is the perfect pick.

Luke Garner is a third child in a society where any child more than two is illegal. His parents have worked hard as farmers hiding his existence for the last twelve years, but things are changing and he is becoming more curious about what is beyond his farm. Luke ventures out to meet another third child and life takes on a whole new meaning for Luke. Once he sees what he has been missing, your students will be totally enthralled trying to determine what he will do when he is presented with the chance to escape and be free.

This 54-page Among the Hidden Novel Unit is the perfect resource to accompany this fast-paced novel. Included in this unit:

• chapter by chapter lesson plans

• 17-pages of reader response questions for before, during, and after reading

• main idea chapter work

• character analysis

• context clue word work

• story map

• figurative language work

• post-reading journal writing

• compare and contrast

• Luke character focus

Your students will be asking for more science fiction once they tackle this hard-to-put-down text.

Complete this digital and printable unit as a whole class, small group, book club, or allow students to work independently. A must have for your classroom!



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Happy Reading!

ELA Standards:

RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.5, RL.4.6

RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6

RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.6

RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RL.7.6

RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.5 ,RL.8.6

W.4.4, W.5.4, W.6.4, W.7.4, W.8.4

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Total Pages
54 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.
Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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